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Re: Passing a Global Variable into a Mapper
I guess you can make use of job.getconfiguration().set() in driver to set
the variable and in mapper you can make use of setup method like this:
Configuration conf = context.getconfiguration();
somevar = conf.get();

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 11:13 PM, Arko Provo Mukherjee <

> Hi,
> Is there a way to pass some data from the driver class to the Mapper
> class without going through the HDFS?
> Does the API provide us with some functionality to pass some variables?
> Thanks a lot in advance!
> Warm regards
> Arko